Taupo Restaurants - Where to Eat

Taupo is a foodie's paradise, whether you're after a dégustation dinner for two or fish and chips by the lake.  Whatever your occasion, there's a Taupo eatery to suit your taste, and your budget.

Here are a few of the dining options recommended by Taupo DeBretts:

Hash Stack at Savour Cafe

Start off your day at Taupo DeBretts with a cooked breakfast, recharge with a delicious lunch, and don't forget the sweet treats. Open daily from 7.30 am till 1.00 pm. Delicious treats are still available in our cabinet until closing time.


Situated next door to Taupo DeBretts, Bistro Lago offers breath-taking views, incredible company and tasty food


Indian Affair is hands down the best Indian restaurant in town. The menu includes a wide range of traditional and modern dishes at affordable prices.

Taupo Restaurants - Dixie Brown's

Situated on the lakefront, Dixie Brown's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy your food outside under a blanket or on the comfy bench seating inside.


You'll find Lone Star conveniently situated on Roberts Street, facing Lake Taupo with breath-taking views of the snow-capped mountains of Tongariro National Park. Lone Star's reputation will surely impress you and your guest's.

Taupo Restaurants - Lotus Thai Money Bags

Lotus Thai has been a favourite amongst Taupo locals for many years. Their Thai chefs are renowned for creating deliciously authentic flavours.

Taupo Restaruants - The Brantry's Port Belly

The Brantry has long been considered one of Taupo's finest restaurants. The award-winning eatery has a reputation for top quality cuisine, a sophisticated wine list, and a superb dining experience.


Ploughmans’ food style is classic with a contemporary feel, and mixes traditional English dishes with Pacific flavoured cuisine.

Taupō Restaurants - The Bistro's Lamb Balls

A new addition to the Taupō dining scene, The Bistro has gained a strong local following by offering a high quality dining experience with affordable prices.